5 Reasons To Run The Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival is one of the most scenic and stunning runs you will ever complete. Forget running around your local park or through the streets surrounding your house; get ready to experience stunning panoramic ocean views, Victorian sunny beach landscapes, and a festival of music and entertainment all in one weekend.

1. It’s Just You, The Road, And The Run.

Experience panoramic uninterrupted views with no tour buses or traffic in sight. This truly is Australia’s most stunning runs, winding along the Southern Ocean. When else will you get to experience a Victorian tourist destination with zero crowds or congestion? You won’t experience a more iconic Australian event.

2. There’s Nine Events, So There’s Something For Everyone.

Whether you’re the type to challenge yourself with a long-distance run, want to take on the trails or prefer a gentle nature walk, the Festival caters to all ages and fitness abilities from 60kms to 1.5km, everyone can get involved!

Click here for the full list of events.

3. It’s Not Just About The Run.

The event is all about family, friends, and a good time. Spanning over 14-15 May, the festival includes live music featuring a jam packed line up of musical acts, wellness sessions featuring free yoga, a kite festival for the kids (and the big kids at heart), plus more! It’s the ultimate weekend of wellness and leisure!

4. If You’re A Serious Runner, This One’s For You.

Choose from the Kieser Marathon or the Ultra Marathon. What’s an Ultra-Marathon? Think 60kms from Lorne all the way to Apollo Bay. With incredible views, this stunning course is unparalleled to any other around the world. Loved by tourists and Aussies alike, your next big challenge awaits.  

5. Have A Relaxing Weekend Away In Ocean-View Accommodation.

Attend on just the Saturday or the Sunday, or stay the whole weekend in beach front accommodation. The Great Ocean Road Running Festival has put together a range of awesome travel packages and a list of accommodation locations, so the work is already done for you. Check out your options here.

Grab your mates or the family and enjoy a memorable weekend away at the 2022 Kieser Great Ocean Road Running Festival, this 14-15 May. 

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